The benefit of P4P in the healthcare system gives healthcare providers have a strong financial incentive to perform as many services as possible. P4P has been proposed as a reward doctors for providing care that has been proven to improve health outcomes and would 2 | Page
RUNNING HEAD: PAY FOR PERFORMANCE (P4P) encourage them to minimize things whenever they are possible. P4P also rewards the providers for maximizing the impact of the preventive care to help contain the rising cost. There are some challenges that can be faced with P4P is getting everyone to agree with the quality and standards. The quality of most of the standards can be measured thru the objectives as well as determining the providers in offering an excellent quality of care. Another challenge is the fact that most healthcare provided believe that the practice of medicine is as a science and most everything’s is becoming a checklist. Most providers disagree with the course as well as the treatment plan. Providers also disagrees with the why P4P can be fully implemented as well as patients being treated with the same diagnosis. The impact of P4P on provider payment reform is to reimburse the physicians as for their excellence as well as their effectiveness and lower the cost for most healthcares. The government is opening a program for all providers to encourage having excellence values. It is necessary to improve the in are and the effective performance established with the providers which they may lead to financial rewards. Having a specific measure of performance is based on mostly the patients that have cared by the providers and have the outcome that they are looking for when being treated. If a patients has a difficult case they are not based off individual measure for a
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